Do you ever wonder how many people think about making the most of their life? Of living fully and completely, in every sense of the word? Some seem to do this naturally, while others struggle. At school the other day, I had an epiphany. Our mentor and I were getting coffee in the school kitchen . . .
If you're lucky, your parents instilled lessons about how to be a good human. And if you're super-lucky, the lessons stuck. But in case they didn't, here are my tips on how to be a good human. Because we sure do need more good humans around here. Right? Be there. Being present with your friends, . . .
My life has always been full of surprises. The unexpected. Love and betrayal. Family crazies. Friendships gained and lost. Your life's probably been the same. Because that's what life is. It's full of surprises. Today I'm at Stanford Hospital, where my husband is having a three-hour surgery. We . . .
I don't know about you, but the tension pervading every corner of this nation since The Election weighs heavily on me. Maybe you feel the same way. Because 45 and his craziness have generated a whole lot of stress. It's important that we not let all the negativity and tension drag us down. Which . . .
When a friend told me the other day that something was "impossible" I was completely taken aback. Because most of the time, the concept of impossible exists only in our minds. It's a self-limiting belief. If we think it's impossible, it IS. For us, anyway. And that belief keeps us from living . . .
The outrage and upset all over social media reflect the complete frustration many feel about the current state of the nation and the absolute loony-tunes who is "running" our country. Feeling otherwise powerless, many are calling, writing, emailing, signing, all in the hope of helping minimize the . . .
Life can be a tricky bitch and it's never been more true on a national and global basis than it is today. But more than that, it's true on a personal level. Because bad shiz happens on that level, too. Like I said, life is tricky. Which is why it's so important to stay in your magic. What's your . . .
I think this is very true. It's certainly been true in my life. Consider the times when you've been asked...or even REQUIRED...to let go of something important. Maybe it's a job you loved and lost. Or a relationship in which you loved and lost. A family home. Maybe it's letting go of controlling . . .
This seems like such a small thing, this being seen, doesn't it? But I've come to learn that it's not such a small thing at all. Because for some people, being seen carries risk of being judged. No one likes to be judged, to feel that someone believes they're lacking in...whatever. Sometimes, . . .
This is the truth. Or, as they used to say, "Word!" Maybe we just assumed we'd be....fill in the blank. Maybe it's what our parents wanted for us. Maybe we thought our horizons were limited, that we couldn't be anything else. Maybe we got stuck in a rut. Maybe we've been on autopilot. Maybe . . .